Get away under the Provence sun! Your low cost weekend in Marseilles is the opportunity to discover the 2013 European capital of culture. We will guide you to the most remarkable sites located close to our ten Ibis hotels.
The Vieux-Port district takes you on a journey into Marseilles’ past. The Saint-Jean fort where the MuCEM stands is a look out for ships on the horizon. A stone’s throw from there, the Roman Docks museum and the musée de la Marine et de l’Economie traces the evolution of trade in the city of Marseilles.
Le Panier and la Joliette
Located next to the Ibis Marseille Centre Vieux-Port hotels and the Ibis cheap Marseille Vieux-Port, la Canebière is a great place to mosey around. Admire the palais de la Bourse, the église des Réformés and stroll along the cool Meilhan allées bordering the superb 19th century buildings.
During your low cost weekend in Marseilles, don’t miss the Vieille Charité, an architectural gem. In the 17th century, it housed the poor people of the city. Not far from there, the cathédrale de la Major stands out in the urban landscape. This neo-Byzantine style edifice was built between 1852 and 1893.